Health Care-Acquired Conditions
Modern health care has saved and improved the lives of countless people throughout the world. However, every medical treatment - whether medication, surgery or other therapy - carries a certain amount of risk. Health professionals work diligently to reduce that risk and are constantly developing new ways to reduce the risk of side effects and other health care-acquired conditions.
July 1, 2013 - June 20, 2014 Data
- Central line-associated bloodstream infections - Better than U.S. national rate
- Catheter-associated urinary tract infections - No different than U.S. national rate
- Surgical-site infections from colon surgery - Better than U.S. national rate